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09.16.01 - Board of Barbers - Emergency Regulations

EMERGENCY ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 42, ISSUE 1
FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 2015

Subtitle 16 BOARD OF BARBERS

09.16.01 General Regulations

Authority: Business Occupations and Professions Article,§4-206, Annotated Code of Maryland

Notice of Emergency Action
[15-014-E]

The Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review has granted emergency status to amendments to Regulation .08 under COMAR 09.16.01 General Regulations.

Emergency status began: December 18, 2014.
Emergency status expires: May 30, 2015.

Comparison to Federal Standards

There is no corresponding federal standard to this emergency action.

Estimate of Economic Impact

I. Summary of Economic Impact.
This regulation pertains exclusively to individuals who seek to become licensed Senior Barbers or Barbers. The temporary proposed fee will increase the cost of examinations for candidates as follows:
  Master Barber from $50 to $100;
  Barber from $80 to $100; and
  Retakes of practical from $50 to $70.

Revenue (R+/R-)
 
II. Types of Economic
Impact.
Expenditure
(E+/E-)
Magnitude

A. On issuing agency:
B. On other State Agencies:
C. On local governments:
NONE
NONE
NONE
 
 
Benefit (+)
Cost (-)
Magnitude
D. On regulated industries or trade groups:
  (1) Master barber temporary testing fee increase
  (2) Barber temporary testing fee increase
  (3) Practical testing retake barber



(-)

(-)

(-)



$50 per applicant

$20 per applicant

$20 per applicant

E. On other industries or trade groups: NONE  
 
F. Direct and indirect effects on public: NONE

III. Assumptions. (Identified by Impact Letter and Number from Section II.)

 A. The testing fee is a pass through payment to Prometric Testing Center, the examination vendor.
  D(1). Temporary increase from $50 to $100.
  D(2). Temporary increase from $80 to $100.
  D(3). Temporary increase from $50 to $70.

Economic Impact on Small Businesses

The emergency action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.

.08 Fees.
  A. Examination Fees.
    (1) The following examination fees shall be paid at the time a person files an application to take an examination:
      (a) Master barber — [$50] $100;
      (b) Barber — [$80] $100.
    (2) An examination fee of $50 shall be paid at the time a person files an application to retake [a] the theory portion of an examination and $70 to retake the practical portion of the examination.
  B. — I. (text unchanged)

LAWRENCE AVARA
Chairman
Board of Barbers